The week of

April 30, 2004

PHENND Events/Activities

Financial Outreach Initiative AmeriCorps*VISTA


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The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) seeks an AmeriCorps*VISTA to organize, implement, and sustain the Financial Outreach Program, a multi-university...

Help review proposals for Atlantic Regional S-L Conference


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As you might know, we are accepting proposals to present at the Atlantic Service-Learning Conference, scheduled for October 28 – 29, 2004 in Philadelphia, PA. We are looking for...

Other Local Events and Workshops

National Conference on Mural Art


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] The National Conference on Mural Art will be June 3-6 in Philadelphia. The conference will explore the intersection of art, public policy and community development...

Marketing for Fundraising’s Sake


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During this half-day workshop, participants will learn about the role of marketing in the nonprofit sector, the impact marketing has on fundraising, the various marketing tools and tactics that...

Nonprofit Strategies Forum 2004: Marketing Your Mission


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“Nonprofit Strategies Forum 2004: Marketing Your Mission” Wednesday, June 2, 2004 9:00AM-4:00PM at La Salle University Presented by: the Nonprofit Center at La Salle University Cost (if...

Teleworkshop: Does Volunteerism Undermine Efforts to Expand Healthcare Coverage?


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We are delighted to invite you to participate in a teleworkshop being offered for free by Volunteers in Healthcare (VIH). VIH and CCPH are both national supporters of Cover the Uninsured Week, May...

Forum on the Uninsured


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Forum on the Uninsured Monday, May 10, 2004 2:30-5:00 The forum will bring together, healthcare providers, public health professionals, medical students and faculty and members of the general...

TANF Policy Update Forum


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You are invited to a TANF Policy Update Forum: Come learn about: ? New TANF policy that helps clients pursue education and training, including college! Presented by Peter Zurflieh, Community Justice...

Suffragettes Conversation at Maxwell Mansion


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The Valley Forge Business and Convention Bureau is promoting a collaborative event called Women Advancing in celebration of the 19th amendment. The kick-off weekend is June 26 and 27. Maxwell Mansion...

Access to Medications and Global Public Health


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“Access to Medications and Global Public Health” A Panel Discussion featuring: -Rachel Cohen, Executive Director, Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, Doctors Without Borders -Tom...

Effective Management for Afterschool Professionals


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The National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) at Wellesley College Center for Research on Women invites you to register now for our Summer Seminars 2004 in Boston, MA for Afterschool Program...

Forum: Improving our Schools One Vote at a Time


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Forum on Pennsylvania’s Future: Improving our Schools One Vote at a Time Thursday, May 6, 2004 6:30 PM, St. John’s Episcopal Church 404 Levering Mill Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA Join citizens...

Parenting Behind Bars


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Women’s Health, Children’s Futures Maternity Care Coalition’s Professional Education Series 2004… Parenting Behind Bars Finding the Key for Families Living With Incarceration...

Author Sara Lightfoot: What Parents and Teachers can Learn from Each Other


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Thursday, 5/6 4:00-6:00 Sara Lightfoot Presentation: “The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other”...

Fairmount Park Workshop


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Fairmount Park Workshop Sunday, May 23rd 1:30-3:30 pm. At the Cobbs Creek Environmental Education Center (700 Cobbs Creek Parkway, 63rd and Catharine Streets) We’re inviting all concerned...

College and Career Fair at Technology and Service-Learning Youth Summit


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The Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance?s 3rd ANNUAL YOUTH SUMMIT ON Technology and Service-Learning Wednesday, June 2, 2004, 8:30 ? 3 Hosted by Project ’s Honickman Learning Center and...

New Resources

New Report on Smart Growth and development


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] Investing in a Better Future: A Review of the Fiscal and Competitive Advantages of Smarter Growth Development Pattern, a report brief by Mark Muro and Robert Puentes,...

Housing Advocacy Catalog


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Housing Advocacy Catalog (HAC), a new resource developed by the recently launched Campaign for Affordable Housing, is designed to assist organizations in replicating the successful public education...

Tipping Point: From Feckless Reform to Substantive Instructional Improvement


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] NEEDED: SUBSTANTIVE INSTRUCTIONAL IMPROVEMENT Even though we already know the best way to improve instruction, we persist in pursuing strategies that...

New Book: Service-Learning in Engineering


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Now available online: Service-Learning in Engineering: A Resource Guidebook, by William Oakes, PE. This 86-page guide offers all of the material needed to conduct a service-learning workshop for...

Strategy for Building Community Schools


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Since 1991, Indianapolis Public Schools and the United Way of Central Indiana together have been developing Bridges to Success (BTS). BTS can be found in 44 schools across the district. BTS has...

After-School Success toolkits


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[posted from Community Schools Online newsletter] The National Collaboration for Youth’s Partnerships for After-School Success toolkits provide research supporting the need for school-CBO...

New Report: Real cost of Wal-Mart


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Wal-Mart Stores Add To Tax Burden Wal-Mart workers are dependent on federal poverty programs for their support. Wal-Mart is costing American taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars, says Rep....

Model grant proposals


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[posted from CTCNet-Philadelphia listerv] The Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives at the US Department of Education has a Web page providing links to sample grant proposals that have...

New Edition: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine


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This edition of “Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine” concerns the emergence of the “social economy” as a major force for community...

New documentary on role of afterschool programs


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Dr. Dana Fusco from York College of the City University of New York is pleased to announce the release of When School Is Not Enough: A video-documentary of the role of afterschool programs in New...

New Website: National Youth Leadership Council


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NYLC is thrilled, proud, and overjoyed to announce the launch of our new website. It not only boasts a whole new look, but also a new way to experience service-learning online. In addition to giving...

Principal Leadership for School-Community Collaboration


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] A CASE STUDY OF PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP FOR SCHOOL-COMMUNITY COLLABORATION According to one principal, the real magic is in parents. It is their presence...

New Report: School District of Philadelphia’s hiring policies


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] LEARNING FROM PHILADELPHIA?S SCHOOL REFORM This report from Research for Action compares the way the School District of Philadelphia goes about hiring...

Service-learning and pharmacy education


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American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education releases Part One of theme issue on Service-Learning The most recent on-line edition of the AJPE features an introduction and three articles that provide...

Course for Medical Students on Health Activism


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Course for Medical Students on Health Activism There is a month long course offered in October 2004 to address the gap in the curriculum of health...

Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope by bell hooks


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope by bell hooks. A powerful visionary work that will enrich our teaching and our lives. Combining critical...

Public Work and the Academy: An Academic Administrator’s Guide to Civic Engagement and Service-Learning


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] Public Work and the Academy: An Academic Administrator’s Guide to Civic Engagement and Service-Learning, edited by Mark Lanseth and William M....

New Book: Promoting Health at the Community Level


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters Newsletter] Promoting Health at the Community Level by Doug Easterling, Kaia Gallagher, Dora Lodwick. This book speaks directly to the challenges that...

Partnerships Classifieds

Work-study positions, Educational Supports for Adults


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Educational Supports for Adults Terry Guerra at AchieveAbility writes, “We need help in our tutoring program for adults who are in college or are pursuing their GEDs. We have found that...

Summer intern, Philadelphia Print Collaborative


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Timeframe: Summer 2004 Minimum time commitment: 6 hours per week The Philadelphia Print Collaborative (PPC) seeks a motivated, organized individual work with project coordinator on Printing...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Who Owns America? IV: Land Acquisition and Retention


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[posted from LISC e-newsletter] Who Owns America? IV: Land Acquisition and Retention, organized by the University of Wisconsin at Madison, the Community Resource Group, and the Ford Foundation, will...

Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations


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THE FOURTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations: Integrating Community Needs into the National Health Agenda” September 28-October 1, 2004 Hilton...

Leadership and Civic Engagement Women of Color


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The Spelman College Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement Women of Color Leadership in the 21st Century It’s Our Turn Leadership Symposium and Conference on May 12th and 13th, 2004 in...

Seeds of Fire: A Youth Organizer’s Training and Gathering


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SEEDS OF FIRE: A YOUTH ORGANIZER’S TRAINING AND GATHERING The Young and the Restless Seeds of Fire: A Youth Organizer’s Training and Gathering Highlander Center June 21-27, 2004 Check out...

2004 National Youth Leadership Training


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2004 NATIONAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING The National Youth Leadership Training is a leadership development program with a service-learning and diversity focus. Each year, a diverse group of high...

Leadership and Technical Assistance for a Changing Afterschool Landscape


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The National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) at Wellesley College Center for Research on Women invites you to register now for our Summer Seminars 2004 in Boston, MA for Afterschool Program...

Obesity and the Environment


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[posted from CCPH Partnership Matters newsletter] May 24-26, 2004: Obesity and the Environment: Improving Public Health and Public Places in Washington, DC. The conference will provide a forum to...

Live, Work, Shop & Play Downtown


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Live, Work, Shop & Play Downtown PA Downtown Center June 6, 2004 Pittsburgh, PA Pennsylvania’s Premiere Downtown Revitalization Conference from June 6-9. The Pennsylvania Downtown Center...

Grant Opportunities

Awards Program to Honor Young People Fighting Global Poverty


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] NetAid Announces New Awards Program to Honor Young People Fighting Global Poverty Deadline: June 30, 2004 NetAid (<a href=""></a>), a New York-based...

Colin Higgins Foundation: HIV Prevention and LGBTQ empowerment


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Colin Higgins Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for HIV Prevention and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Empowerment Deadline: June 2, 2004 (Letters of Inquiry)...

Nature of Learning Grants Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Nature of Learning Grants Program Deadline: June 28, 2004 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (<a href=""></a>), in...

Professional Education for Child Welfare Practitioners


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Funding Available for Professional Education for Current and Prospective Public Child Welfare Practitioners Leading to the MSW Degree. Deadline: June 18, 2004. The purpose of this grant program is to...

Health Careers Adopt a School Demonstration Program


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We thought you would be interested in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) just-announced funding for the "Health Careers Adopt a School Demonstration Program." For more...

Youth Transition Into the Workplace Grants


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Youth Transition Into the Workplace Grants – Deadline: May 27 – Grants provide funds to document and evaluate innovative practices that address critical substance abuse and mental health...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Mentor Internships, Girls Action Initiative


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Paid Interships as Mentors for Adolescent Girls The Girls Action Initiative is looking for women who want to work as mentors for adolescent girls in North Philadelphia. The program is designed like a...

Keystone Stars Coordinator, Philadelphia Early Childhood Collaborative


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Philadelphia Early Childhood Collaborative Keystone Stars Job Opportunity Position Title: Technical Assistance Specialist Reporting Relationship: Reports to the PECC Keystone Stars Project...

Idealist.org Campus Organizer


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Campus Organizer Background: Action Without (AWB) is a nonprofit organization that connects people, organizations and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified...


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